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County aiming to avoid Election Day backups with new equipment, more staff

Voters in San Mateo County who experienced, in some cases, hours-long waits to cast their ballots this past November should...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
Last comment by Brent Turner , on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 1297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Stanford sailing coach who accepted nearly $800K in bribes through college admissions scam sentenced

Stanford University's former head sailing coach John Vandemoer became the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by leland, on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1468 Views

ATHERTON

Two former SHP Gators help USA beat Chile in Women's World Cup

Carli Lloyd and Julie Ertz each finished off headers into the back of the net off corner kicks and the U.S. women's soccer...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 701 Views

ATHERTON

Longtime Atherton resident dies at 105

A memorial will be held on Saturday, June 29, for longtime Atherton resident Louis Matas, who died in April at the age of...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Jun 20, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1671 Views

WOODSIDE

Assemblyman Berman holding wildfire town hall Saturday

State Assemblyman Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) is sponsoring a June 22 wildfire town hall meeting in Portola Valley that will...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Jun 20, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond debt should be serviced by funds from sale or lease of school district properties

Since the vote threshold for school bond measures was lowered to 55%, total school bond debt in San Mateo County has risen...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 234 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council: No moratorium

The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by Professionals, on Jun 19, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 15 comments | 3074 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council to mull cannabis ban

Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council prohibit cannabis business-related land uses and ban growing...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 19, 2019 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 1239 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Fire training teaches response to any disaster

With earthquakes, fire, floods, landslides and other disasters at a very real level of possibility in the area, the Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Jerry Shefren, on Jun 19, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 341 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton budget remains healthy

The Atherton City Council will consider approving the town's 2019-20 fiscal year budget at its Wednesday (June 19) meeting,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2019 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 858 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Let's tackle the moral crisis of our time: affordable housing

In 1994, my husband and I put a bid on a house in Ladera. The deal never went through, but one of the shocks of my life came...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 13 comments | 1391 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park council moves swiftly in the right direction

The Menlo Park City Council last week rejected the idea of a citywide commercial development moratorium as a means to reassess...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Seat at the Table, on Jun 19, 2019 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 420 Views

FICTION

Woodside Glens development rules further honed

Woodside planning officials received a boatload of feedback at a study session about a proposal that would have allowed most...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1391 Views

MENLO PARK

New Shooting Gallery on Middlefield at Linfield

After three separate attempts to cross Middlefield Road at the flashing light crossing at Linfield in front of the Menlo...

Original post made by Allen Podell on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 17, 2019 at 10:02 pm | 5 comments | 544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girls rock on first Little League all-female team, the Rockies

Gender equality in sports took a happy step forward on the local baseball field this season as the Menlo Atherton Little...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Equality?, on Jun 17, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

MENLO PARK

$27K in restitution ordered for man who hacked The Almanac

The 36-year-old man who hacked and temporarily shut down AlmanacNews.com and other Embarcadero Media websites nearly four...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 17, 2019 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park woman using oxygen dies in accidental fire

A woman who was smoking in her Menlo Park home while also using oxygen in a medical cylinder to breathe died last night (June...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver arrested for attempted murder at Nealon Park scheduled to enter plea Friday

A man charged with attempted murder after allegedly striking a pedestrian with a stolen car on June 7 at Nealon Park refused...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Steve_J, on Jun 15, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 1317 Views

MENLO PARK

Block party perks up downtown Menlo Park

Downtown Menlo Park was a lively scene Wednesday evening as the city and the Chamber of Commerce hosted the 13th annual community...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Emmecj, on Jun 14, 2019 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Woodland School director files age discrimination suit

A former employee of the private Woodland School in Portola Valley is suing the school for age discrimination. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2374 Views
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